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Description - The Marshall Fields by Axel Madsen

This is the rags-to-riches story of merchant and philanthropist Marshall Field, the founder of Marshall Field & Company, which at its peak was the largest department store in the world. Axel Madsen relates how Field, who was a contemporary of J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and John D. Rockefeller, created a mammoth retail empire and started a dynasty that continues to this day.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471024934
ISBN-10: 0471024937
Format: Hardback
(238mm x 165mm x 29mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Axel Madsen

AXEL MADSEN has written sixteen biographies, including The Deal Maker: How William C. Durant Made General Motors and John Jacob Astor: America's First Multimillionaire (both from Wiley). His other books include Chanel: A Woman of Her Own and Gloria and Joe: The Star-Crossed Love Affair of Gloria Swanson and Joe Kennedy. Madsen lives in Los Angeles.

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